Meet ‘The Rare Disease Mom’

November 29, 2021

Salonpas had the pleasure of meeting Lindsay Fogarty, The Rare Disease Mom blogger, when she reviewed the Salonpas Pain Relieving Patch Large. We were so inspired by Lindsay, who is afflicted by multiple rare diseases and who cares for an autistic child, that we asked if we could interview her about her life and her […]

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Remembering the ‘Thanks’ in Thanksgiving

November 22, 2021

For many of us, the meaning of Thanksgiving revolves around lots of food, a long weekend, football games, parades and family gatherings. The meaning of Thanksgiving has gone through many changes over the years and the global pandemic makes us count our blessings more than ever.  An expression of gratitude for life is what is […]

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Reducing Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain

November 15, 2021

Did you know that 1.5M Americans have Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)? RA can be hard to diagnose because the types and severity of symptoms vary from person to person. What are the signs and symptoms of RA?  How can someone get diagnosed and what can an RA sufferer do to relieve pain and experience a healthy […]

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Thank our Nation’s Veterans

November 8, 2021

This Thursday is Veteran’s Day and we should not forget the sacrifices, our nation’s veterans have made for our nation. Consider paying a visit to your local veteran’s hospital to visit and thank a veteran for their service. A list of veteran’s hospitals is available at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs site. Above and […]

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Informed Choices Lead to Healthier Pain Relief Outcomes

November 1, 2021

My private practice in Beverly Hills focuses on delivering a holistic, multi-disciplinary approach to providing medical care to patients in pain. Unfortunately, many people don’t realize that pills, even OTC, provide a lot of medication to the body – often more than the amount needed to simply dull the pain.  This excess medicine must be […]

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Halloween Safety Tips for Children

October 25, 2021

There’s no doubt that Halloween is the most popular holiday for children. Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said outdoor trick-or-treating could be a relatively safe activity as the nation continues to fight Covid-19. “You’re outdoors, for the most part — at least when my children were out there […]

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First, Do No Harm – Topical First!

October 18, 2021

As an important step in becoming a doctor, medical students must take the Hippocratic Oath. And one of the promises within that oath is “first, do no harm” (or “primum non nocere,” the Latin translation from the original Greek.)  When treating patients with pain, do no harm means that doctors should explore the safest possible […]

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Salonpas® Named #1 Doctor-Recommended Brand of Pain Relief Patches in United States

October 11, 2021

Hisamitsu America announces that Salonpas® has been named the number one doctor-recommended brand of pain relief patches in the United States in a survey by IQVIA*, a leading global provider of research services.   “This recognition is meaningful because the medical community is increasingly recommending Over-the-Counter (OTC) topical pain relievers, and Salonpas has now been […]

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Salonpas Launches Website for Healthcare Professionals

October 4, 2021

Hisamitsu America, makers of Salonpas® the number one doctor-recommended brand of pain relief patches in the United States*, have launched, a website exclusively for healthcare professionals. includes information on all Salonpas products as well as clinical studies and key opinion leader commentary. The new website also offers Samples and product support materials to […]

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Consumers Overuse OTC Pain Pills – Alternative Topical Treatment Overlooked

September 27, 2021

Too many Americans are ignoring the labels on OTC pain medications and that’s leading to serious health problems according to physician and consumer surveys released by the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA). This practice puts people at risk of overdose which can lead to serious side effects such as stomach bleeding, ulcers, liver damage, among other […]

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